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Wrong way driver hits vehicle head-on

Register • Feb 22, 2014 at 7:59 PM

A wrongway driver in the westbound lanes on state Route 2 struck an oncoming vehicle head-on Saturday afternoon, sending two people to Firelands Regional Medical Center.

Mary A. Fox,  81, of Sandusky, was driving a  2004 Honda Accord when she drove into the wesbound lanes of Route 2 from U.S. 250. She suffered incapacitating injuries, the Highway Patrol said.  

Fox struck Jaqueline Zupka, 60, Macedonia, who was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox. Zupka also was transported to Firelands Regional Medical Center suffering minor injuries.

Both vehicles sustained severe damage, the Patrol said. Both women also were wearing seat belts, and alcohol is not suspected as a factor in the accident.

The westbound lanes were closed for about an hour after the 1:30 p.m. accident, the Patrol said.

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